Prof Jason M. Tylianakis - People - Biological Sciences - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

Professor Jason M. Tylianakis


Professor in Terrestrial ecology
Rutherford Discovery Fellow 2010-2015


  • Bachelor of Science (Zoology/Plant Biology), Massey University, New Zealand, 1999
  • Master of Science (1st class honours) (Zoology), University of Canterbury, New Zealand, 2002
  • PhD (Suma cum laude) (Biology), Georg August University, Goettingen, Germany, 2006


Biology 330

Contact Details

Phone: International +64 +3 Local 369 5379 ext. 5379
Fax: +64 3 364 2590

Postal address: School of Biological Sciences, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8020, New Zealand

Research and Publications

Jason's UC Research Profilejasontresprof

Effects of land use (especially agriculture) and global change phenomena on biodiversity and ecosystem functioning; ecological processes across multiple spatiotemporal scales; invasive species impacts in anthropogenic habitats; conservation on managed land; Hymenoptera ecology and parasitoid-host interactions; ecological aspects of biological control; food web ecology.

Lab group and publications - external website

Dr Jason Tylinakis paperJason Tylianakis talks with and answers a few questions about this month's New Hot Paper in the field of Environment/Ecology. (8 Jan 2010)

Article Title: Global change and species interactions in terrestrial ecosystems

Authors: Tylianakis, JM;Didham, RK;Bascompte, J;Wardle, DA
Journal: ECOL LETT, Volume: 1, Issue: 12, Page: 1351-1363, Year: DEC 2008